Indigenous Health Scholarship 2018
Deakin University, VIC
Bachelor of Social Work
Scholarship Awarded 2017
Rotary Club of Salisbury
How will I contribute to improving Indigenous health as a qualified medical practitioner or health worker?
Identify how study is relevant to current job, the Business Plan, personal development, career development:
Completing this training will assist me in:
• A degree in social work
• skills to enhance the wellbeing of people, taking into account the influence of policy, socio-economic factors and social justice issues
• and become familiar with a range of social research methods and learn how to design and conduct research directly relevant to social work
Benefits of this study to the Unit / Department / Public Sector are:
Benefits to the Unit:
I would be one of very few Aboriginal Staff that would and could contribute to the Kanggarendi by having my Social Work Degree.
Benefits to the Department:
The Department has a Qualified Aboriginal Social Worker who can maybe one day do the intensive Social work with our growing number of
Aboriginal Clients – An Aboriginal Social Worker who has grown up in and on remote communities, with cultural experience, knowledge and the
University qualification to successfully work in the department.
Have supported an Aboriginal person to gain a Social work qualification’s to move up in the public sector – opening avenues for Aboriginal